Sights and attractions in Playa de las Américas

Bananera Jardines del AtlánticoBananera Jardines del Atlántico is a perfect place to visit if you are interested in learning more about the growing and production of Playa de las Américas’ biggest crop- bananas. Not only is Bananera Jardines del Atlántico a working banana plantation, it also offers an insight into the traditional way of life for a farmer in Tenerife. As well as viewing the premature shells of the growing bananas, you will also see some small animals around the plantation.Bananera Jardines del Atlántico offers tours of the plantation four times a day in various languages, giving you a chance to explore every nook and cranny. This is one to visit for lovers of nature and visitors of all ages. There is also a museum devoted to farming throughout the ages, which is also relevant to the economic history of Playa de las Américas.Address: The bananera is found just off the TF-1 motorway, junction 26. It is located on the road leading to Buzanada.

Telephone: +34 922 720 360/ 922 720 403
Opening hours: Mondays to Fridays, 10:00 to 16:30.
Guided tours: 10:00, 11:30, 13:00 and 15:30
Entry fee: Adults €10, Children €5
Free bus service: departing from Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas and Las Galletas. Call the contact number above for latest information on the free bus service.

Parque Central de Arona (Abona Central Park)

If you want a change of scenery from the sand and the sea, head to the Abona Central Park for some greenery. 42,000 square meters in size, the park boasts various gardens and plenty of space to chill out and enjoy the peaceful ambience. One third of the park is covered by over 40 different species of floras.